NEMANJA MATIC channeled his inner Jose Mourinho by goading Arsenal fans with a ‘three zero’ gesture.
The Serb was substituted and substituted with 13 minutes to go Marcus Rashford.
After taking a seat on the bench, he was mocked by him arsenal Supporter.
Matic turned to the fans, pointed at himself and raised three fingers in their direction.
He seemed to say, “Three titles, me, you… zero.”
It is unclear to what title he is referring.
Matic could have been referring to Manchester United’s three European Cup victories compared to Arsenal’s nil – although Matic never won the competition.
He may even have talked about Premier League trophies, although technically he’s only won them twice.
Matic has medals for Chelsea’s 2014-15 and 2016-17 triumphs.
Although he was also there during their 2009-2010 title-winning season, he only played twice that season.
The refutation was reminiscent of Mourinho’s collapse following his Man United side’s 3-0 home defeat Tottenham in August 2018.
Questioned by journalists about his side’s terrible performance, Mourinho curiously held up three fingers and explained that they represented his trio of Prem title wins as well as the number of goals his United side had just conceded.
Then he stormed out of the press and babbled, “Respect, respect, respect.”
Fans quickly spotted the similarities.
One wrote: “Mourinho taught Matic well.”
Another added: “It’s the only thing Arsenal fans live for these days… joking a vet about clout.”
Matic recently announced that he will be Leaving Old Trafford in the summer after his contract expired.
The veteran pro who joined United Chelsea for £40million in 2017, confirmed his impending exit on Instagram.
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